Colleges & Schools
Hardin-Simmons University is divided into 4 colleges and schools, each offering a variety of degree programs. Together they offer 10 graduate programs, and more than 45 undergraduate majors and minors, all built upon a liberal arts academic foundation.
College of Arts and Media
Hardin-Simmons University has re-envisioned its fine arts and communication departments with the establishment of the College of Arts and Media, set to open in the fall 2024 semester.
College of Health Professions
Hardin-Simmons is an innovator of professional healthcare education at small, private, liberal arts institutions. Our approach of melding high-quality healthcare programs with a Christian environment allows our graduates to meet the needs of a diverse world population.
Cynthia Ann Parker College of Liberal Arts
Our programs and courses in the Cynthia Ann Parker College of Liberal Arts are designed to provide a liberal arts education to students of all majors across the university. Much of the Foundational Curriculum, which consists of courses required for every undergraduate degree, is provided through this college. The Logsdon School of Theology and our School of Music also reside within the College of Liberal Arts.
Kelley College of Business and Professional Studies
Kelley College of Business offers eight undergraduate degree programs in fields including Accounting, Economics, Finance, and Marketing. Our college also offers five different business-oriented master degree programs. The Irvin School of Education is now a part of the Kelley College of Business and Professional Studies. Irvin School of Education provides life-long learning opportunities through innovative and reflective scholarly experiences for undergraduate and graduate students.
Holland School of Sciences and Mathematics
The Holland School of Sciences and Mathematics offers seven undergraduate degree programs in fields including Biology, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Chemistry, and Mathematics.
Patty Hanks Shelton School of Nursing
The Patty Hanks Shelton School of Nursing is a consortium of Hardin-Simmons University and McMurry University. PHSSN is the only intercollegiate program in the nation that serves two private universities. At Patty Hanks Shelton School of Nursing, you will learn the art, science and spirit of this honorable profession.